Building materials group CRH rose more than 1%  in Dublin to €35.40

European shares fell on Monday as carmakers took a hit from a Chinese sales forecast. London’s main stock index gained, however, as investors took hea(...)

A government announcement of a land request is seen on a fence on the land secured by Tesla for its Gigafactory in Shanghai. Photograph: Yilei Sun/Reuters

Tesla plans to start production in China in the second half of next year, the city of Shanghai said, as the US electric-car maker advances its push i(...)

A Tesla Model S electric car with water bottles at the world’s biggest electric vehicle rally, the Wave Trophy, in Zurich, Switzerland, earlier this month. Photograph: Moritz Hager/Reuters

Tesla Inc said it’s working with the Shanghai government to explore local manufacturing in China, a move that would allow the electric-car maker to ac(...)

With China’s economy slowing and air pollution at the top of the political agenda, new-energy vehicles will be a key feature of this year’s Auto China show in Shanghai. Photograph: Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters

When it comes to the global car market, no single event quite reflects the change in auto manufacturers’ global emphasis than Auto China, the motor sh(...)

Toyota trailed Volkswagen in global sales in the first nine months of 2016. Photograph: iStock

Toyota trailed Volkswagen in global sales in the first nine months, putting its four-year reign as the world’s largest carmaker at risk. Worldwide de(...)

Volkswagen overtook Toyota in global sales for the first half of 2015, threatening to end the Japanese group’s three-year reign as the world’s top-selling carmaker.

Volkswagen overtook Toyota in global sales for the first half of 2015, threatening to end the Japanese group’s three-year reign as the world’s top-sel(...)

BMW: posted 17.9 per cent growth in sales in China

Last week, until an hour before kick-off, a friendly football match between Argentina and Brazil in Beijing’s Bird’s Nest stadium was looking dicey be(...)

With so many questions about debt issues in the world’s biggest economy, the globe’s second biggest economy is painting a more upbeat picture on its p(...)

Despite the economic slowdown, China’s premium market remains attractive for automakers battling sluggish expansion globally, and there is a fr(...)